Valine is one of the 20 amino acids that make up proteins. Its chemical name is 2-amino-3-methylbutyric acid. It belongs to branched chain amino acids. It is also eight essential amino acids and glycogenic amino acids for human body. It is an essential amino acid, which means that the body cannot produce itself and must be supplemented from dietary sources.
Promote the normal growth of the body, repair tissues, regulate blood sugar, and provide needed energy. Help remove excess nitrogen (potential toxins) from the liver and transport the nitrogen needed by the body to various parts.
Injection of branched chain amino acids such as valine is commonly used to treat liver failure and the damage caused by alcohol and drug abuse.